Maple 2 and WIllow 2 received a visit from PC Simon and PCSO Maria this week. Our visitors talked to the pupils about rules and what our school, and community would be like without them. We soon came to realise how difficult and unpleasant our world might become without any boundaries. The pupils learnt how important rules are to keep everyone safe. PC Simon set the pupils a challenge to write down one rule golden rule they are trying hard to abide by and they will share it with them on their next visit. Thank you for coming and spending so much time answering all the questions.
Charlie our registered PAT dog came in for his first official session with the children today. All of the children loved spending time with him, he was very calm and loving towards the children. Charlie will be coming in every week to work with Ash 1 and Birch 2. They will enjoy talking to him, petting him, and reading with him.
Six pupils from Rowan Tree represented Greater Manchester in the regional Boccia finals. Their skills as well as their confidence improved throughout the competition! We didn’t win it this time but all pupils revived a certificate and medal for taking part! Well done!
This Thursday we were excited to reopen our doors for Rowan Tree Primary School’s annual Easter Bingo for our local community. It was wonderful to see lots of past and present pupils attending with their families. We were able to raise a total of £375. A big thank you to everyone that attended.
The pupils in Maple enjoyed a special trip to their local library this week. They were greeted by a lovely lady who showed us around and explained the rules of a library. Once the children had some time to explore, they each choose a book to take out. it was a hard decision but I think they were all happy with their final choice.
Pine 2 went to visit St Philips Church for an Easter service on Tuesday 29th march.
They joined in with some hymns, read out the Easter story and performed ‘Spring Chicken’
Church members commented on how ‘sensible’ and ‘grown up’ our pupils were!
Well done Pine 2 – we are so proud of you!
Green Fold School came to visit on Wednesday 16th March. We played a round robin of Boccia and then enjoyed time on the swings and main playground playing games with each other. We then had a medal ceremony where it concluded that it was a draw! Well done everyone!
Chris Hoyle our school’s Autism Lead delivered ‘Developing Continence Skills in all pupils’ the first in a series of workshops aimed to support parents and carers.
– Chris Hoyle, Autism Lead
Willow 2 had a fantastic day at Wigan Zone Youth Zone and participated in a variety of activities including relay races, golf skills, dancing, boccia and parachute games. Everyone worked hard on learning new skills and pushing themselves physically. As one child said ‘it was fun, but it was brutal!’ I am sure everyone slept well that night! We are going to keep up with our exercisers and learning new sports.